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(Left to right) Laura Millar (Canada), Ros Russell, and Mark Crookston (New Zealand) after the Summit at Canberra Museum and Gallery, 4 December 2018.

Canberra Declaration: Towards a Representative National Estate of Documentary Heritage

Canberra Museum and Gallery Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Discussing how to improve and better coordinate the identification and preservation of the distributed national holdings of documentary heritage materials for the benefit of current and future generations of Australians.

Anna Gregory with the Veness Letter Book at Tamworth Powerstation Museum

Eleven new inscriptions added to UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register

State Library of NSW Monday, January 14, 2019

The UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee is delighted to announce the inscription of 11 new items and collections of documentary heritage to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

Australian Agricultural Company map

Documenting Australian Society summit in Canberra, 4 December 2018

Canberra Museum and Gallery Wednesday, October 24, 2018

On 4 December 2018 the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee will host a summit in Canberra to examine one of the most challenging cultural heritage issues facing Australia today ‒ achieving and implementing a unified vision for documenting Australian society.